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Award-winning writer Laurence Gonzales discusses the psychology of survival why smart people make dumb mistakes.
See one couple's reluctant quest for enlightenment in an India yoga ashram.
In a forgotten corner of Russia, a little-known group of reindeer herders still lives by the old ways, shifting nomadically with the seasons. The question is, how long can it last?
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The sinking of the M/S Explorer was an Antarctic first. Here's a look at the state of Antarctic tourism.
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Rebel billionaire Sir Richard Branson talks about his life of adventure.
Great bustards eat poisonous beetles to combat intestinal parasites—and possibly appear healthier to females, a new study suggests.
Thelma, a reticulated python, produced six baby snakes without the help of a male, new DNA evidence shows.
Safari outfitters allegedly duped hunters into paying extra to illegally shoot rhinos.
Even without genetic adaptations to altitude, early hunters moved high into the Andes soon after people first reached South America.
Bumba lennoni is named for the British rocker but lives in Brazil.
Global warming over the past few decades has caused chamois goats in the Italian Alps to get smaller.
A Silicon Valley vision: Instead of milking dairy cows, we could make milk in a lab with genetically engineered yeast.
An ancient Siberian man's DNA helps track humans' spread into Asia.
National Geographic photographers are among the winners of Wildlife Photography of the Year.
Sky-watchers eagerly anticipate a partial solar eclipse that will blanket much of United States and Canada in shadow.
John Moore's portraits of those who survived Ebola show happiness but also grief over lost loved ones and rejection by their communities.
In an era of extreme weather, we have to keep the risk of weather disasters in the front of our minds, author says.